Sun. Jan. 1 (1pm) $44.90 plus fees
Forte Jazz Trio
New Year's Day Champagne Jazz Brunch Cruise aboard the Spirit of Norfolk
Town Point Park Otter Berth
Norfolk, VA.

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Wed. Jan. 18 (5pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
"Sundown at the Crowne" Join Smooth 88.1 for this midweek networking social
Latitude 37 Lounge at the Crowne Plaza Hampton Marina Hotel
700 Settlers Landing Rd. | Hampton, VA.

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Thur. Jan. 19 (6pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Networking mixer
Glo Lounge
6045 High St. West | Portsmouth, VA.

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Sat. Jan. 21 (12 noon)
Forte Jazz Trio
"National Coalition of 100 Black Women Jazz Brunch"
Holiday Inn Conference Center
5655 Greenwich Rd. | Virginia Beach, VA.

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Fri. Jan. 27 (6pm) $10.00
Ruffner Academy band fundraiser
Forte Jazz Band in Concert
Also performing, Joel Joyner (trumpet), Dandrick Glenn (trombone), and Andre Jefferson (saxophone)
Help support NSU Alum Tracey Jefferson and her band students raise money for musical supplies
Ruffner Middle School
610 May Ave. | Norfolk, VA.

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Wed. Feb. 1 (5:30pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
"Dominion Strong Men and Women Reception
Richmond Marriott| Richmond, VA.

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Fri. Feb. 10 (6pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Mount Olivet Baptist Church Valentine's Ball
800 Augusta Ave. | Petersburg, VA.

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Sun. Feb. 12 (3pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Leroy and Janice Butler Gospel Hour Sweetheart Ball
The Smithfield Center | Smithfield, VA.

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Tue. Feb. 14 (6pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Morning Star Baptist Church Valentine's Dinner
19121 Brandon Rd. | Spring Grove, VA.

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Fri. Feb. 24 (7pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Avenue Blue Piano and Wine Bar
2330 McMenamin St. | Hampton, VA.

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Fri. Mar. 3 (6pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Private Party
Hampton Inn Hotel
3101 Coliseum Dr. | Hampton, VA.

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Sat. Mar. 4 (6:30pm) $35.00
Forte Jazz Trio
"Men Cooking for a Cause" food competition
Enjoy live music, dancing, raffles, drawings, and GREAT FOOD!
Proceeds benefit Menchville House Ministries which provides emergency housing for homeless families
For tickets and info call Bridget Rourke at 210.854.8656
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
2150 Cunningham Dr. | Hampton, VA.

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Fri. Mar. 10 (7pm)
Brian Pinner solo
Pastor's Anniversary Banquet
St. Mark Edmonds Center | Portsmouth, VA.

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Sun. Apr. 9 (2:30)
Pinner and Ford
Birthday Party
Smithfield Station | Smithfield, VA.

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Sun. Mar. 19 (1pm) $48.90 + fees
Forte Jazz Trio
Spirit of Norfolk Champagne Jazz Brunch Cruise
Otter Berth, Waterside Dr. | Norfolk, VA.

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Wed. March 22 (5pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
"Sundown at the Crowne" Smooth Jazz 88.1 WHOV Midweek Networking Mixer
Crowne Plaza Hampton Marina Hotel
700 Settlers Landing Rd. | Hampton, VA.

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Fri. Mar. 24 (7pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Avenue Blue Piano and Wine Bar
2330 McMenamin St. | Hampton, VA.

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Sat. Apr. 8 (7pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Ladies of Distinction Service Group Gala
Virginia Living Museum | Newport News, VA.

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Sun. Apr. 9 (2:30)
Pinner and Ford
Birthday Party
Smithfield Station | Smithfield, VA.

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Thur. Apr. 13 (6pm) $50.00
Forte Jazz Trio
"Tastefully Yours" food tasting fundraising gala
Help the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank raise funds to feed the community
Enjoy food from over 36 restaurants, live music, a DJ, photo booths, and funny money gambling tables
Hampton Roads Convention Center | Hampton, VA.

For tickets and info go to www.hrfoodbank.org

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Fri. Apr. 14 (6pm)
Fort Jazz Trio
Barbecue benefit for cancer
On the lawn of Old Point National Bank
13480 Carrollton Blvd.| Carrollton, VA.

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Sat. Apr. 15 (7pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Avenue Blue Piano and Wine Bar
2330 McMenamin St. | Hampton, VA.

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Sun. Apr. 23 (4pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Scholarship Service
Paradise Ocean Club
509 Fenwick Rd. | Fort Monroe, VA.

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Sat. Apr. 29 (7pm) $50.00
An Evening of Elegance Black Tie Affair
Fundraiser for research and a cure for diabetes
Featuring Forte Jazz Band and Gator Allmond and the Spice of Life Band
Hampton Roads Convention Center
1610 Coliseum Dr. | Hampton, VA.

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Sun. Apr. 30 (11:30am) $48.90 + fees
Forte Jazz Trio
Spirit of Norfolk Champagne Jazz Brunch Cruise
Otter Berth, Waterside Dr. | Norfolk, VA.

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Sat. May. 6 (6pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Wedding Anniversary
Point Plaza Hotel
950 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. | Newport News, VA.

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Fri. May 19 (6pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Reception
Marriott City Center | Newport News, VA.

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Sat. May 20 (8pm) tickets $35 - $55
Brian Pinner with Sharon Rae North
Opening for legendary pianist BOB JAMES
Harrison Opera House
160 W. Virginia Beach Blvd. | Norfolk, VA.

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Sun. May 21 (11am)
Brian Pinner solo
Pastor's Anniversary
Noble Street Baptist Church | Portsmouth, VA.

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Wed. May 24 (5:30pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Newport News Boards and Commissions Reception
The Ferguson Center | Newport News, VA.

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Fri. May 26 (8pm) Free to the public!
Smithfield Friday Night Concert Series
Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy music under the stars
Smithfield Times Stage
228 Main St. | Smithfield, VA.

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Sat. May 27 (3pm) Free to the public!
Portsmouth Umoja Festival
Join this outdoor festival featuring food, fun, arts and crafts and music
Portsmouth waterfront near the Portsmouth Pavilion
| Portsmouth, VA.

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Sun. May. 28 (5pm)
Retirement Party
Golde Leaf Commons
1300 Greensville County Cir B | Emporia, VA.

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Sat. Jun. 3 (2pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Private Wedding
Hilton Garden Inn, Harbor View
| Suffolk, VA.

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Mon. June 12 (6:30pm)
Pinner and Ford
Private Dinner
Sista's Cafe | Smithfield, VA.

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Fri. June 16 (7:30pm)
The Train Station Restaurant
2295 Harbor Rd. | Newport News, VA.

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Sat. Jun. 17 (6pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Class Reunion
The First Lady of Suffolk
447 W. Washington St. | Suffolk, VA.

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Fri. June 23 (9:30pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Birthday Party
Flying Twenties Social Club<> 620 Anderson Ln. | Hampton, VA.

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Mon. July. 3 (7pm)
Surry County 4th of July Fireworks
Surry Community Center
205 Enos Farm Dr. | Surry, VA.

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Sat. Jul. 8 (3pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Wedding and Reception
Scottish Right Temple
65 Saunders Rd. | Newport News, VA.

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Fri. July 14 (7pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Church Banquet
New Community Church
3615 Tyre Neck Rd. | Portsmouth, VA.

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Sun. Jul. 16 (1pm) $48.90 Plus Fees
Forte Jazz Trio
Spirit of Norfolk Champagne Jazz Brunch Cruise
| Norfolk, VA.

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Wed. July 19 (6pm)
Port Warwick Summer Concert Series
Grab your lawn chairs and blankets for this free outdoor concert
William Styron Square | Newport News, VA.

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Sat. July 29 (11pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Jazz Brunch
The Edmonds Center
2714 Frederick Blvd. | Portsmouth, VA.

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Sat. July 29 (6pm)
Pinner and Ford
Private Wedding
Dam Neck NAS Oceana | Virginia Beach, VA.

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Sat. Aug. 5 (7pm) $45.00
"Hungry Jazz on Canvas" - The Gerome Project
Enjoy a wonderful evening of art, music, food and drink as artist Gerome Meminger Sr. paints to the sounds of solo instrumentalists
Musicians include J. P. Lilliston (drums), Brian Pinner (sax), Jacques Jones (bass guitar), Duane Smith (trumpet), Jason Cale (guitar), Dandrick Glenn (trombone), and Zac Hines (keys). Hosted by Jay Lang from Smooth 88.1 WHOV
The Ferguson Center | Newport News, VA.

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Sat. Aug. 12 (11am -4pm)
Brian Pinner Solo
Colossian Baptist Church Family and Friends Day Picnic
Colossian Baptist Church
856 Old Fort Eustis Blvd. | Newport News, VA.

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Fri. Aug. 18 (7:30pm)
The Train Station Restaurant
2295 Harbor Rd. | Newport News, VA.

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Sat. Aug. 19 (7 - 11pm) $25
Concert featuring THE UNIFICS, FORTE JAZZ BAND, The BACKBONE BAND and dancing with DJ DOUBLE D
Mercury Entertainment Center
227 E. Mercury Blvd. | Hampton, VA.

Tickets at Eventbrite (UNIFICS Live)

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Fri. Sept. 1 (6pm) Donations Accepted
Rushmere Volunteer Fire Dept. Fundraising Concert
Listen to music under the stars as we help raise money for the department
Fried fish, burgers, hotdogs, barbecue, and drinks for purchase
On the lawn of the Rushmere Fire Station
5354 Old Stage Hwy. | Smithfield, VA.

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Sat. Sept. 2 (5pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Wedding Anniversary Banquet
Kiln Creek Country Club
1003 Brick Kiln Blvd.| Newport News, VA.

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Mon. Sept. 4 (3pm)
Congressman Bobby Scott's Annual Labor Day Picnic
914 Shore Dr. | Newport News, VA.

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Thur. Sept. 14 (6pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Democratic Party Event
The Smithfield Center
220 N. Church St. | Smithfield, VA.

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Sat. Sept. 16 (5:45pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Women's Retreat
Suffolk Hilton Garden Inn
Constance Rd. | Suffolk, VA.

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Sun. Sept. 17 (6pm)
Brian Pinner solo
Wedding
| Richmond, VA.

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Sat. Sept. 23 (6pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Smithfield High Mega Class Reunion
Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel
| Portsmouth, VA.

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Thur. Sept. 28 (5:30pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Awards Ceremony
Richmond International Raceway Torque Club
600 E. Laburnum Ave. | Richmond, VA.

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Sat. Sept. 30 (7pm)
Franklin African American Festival
Enjoy this family friendly outdoor festival by the water. Activities and music start at 2pm.
Barrett's Landing Park | Franklin, VA.

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Sun. Oct. 1 (1pm) $48.90 + fees
Forte Jazz Trio
Spirit of Norfolk Champagne Jazz Brunch Cruise
Otter Berth, Waterside Dr. | Norfolk, VA.

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Fri. Oct. 6 (7pm)
Tabernacle Baptist Church Annual Black and White Gala
Union Train Station
103 River St. | Petersburg, VA.

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Sat. Oct. 14 (5pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Church Banquet
Grafton Baptist Church
1301 Old Yorktown Hampton Hwy. | Yorktown, VA.

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Sun. Oct. 29 (9am)
Brian Pinner Solo
NSU Alumni Association Homecoming Worship Service
Sheraton Hotel | Norfolk, VA.

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Fri. Nov. 3 (7:30pm)
The Train Station Restaurant
2295 Harbor Rd. | Newport News, VA.

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Sat. Nov. 4 (7:30pm)
Community of Excellence Jazz Concert
Craven Community College
800 College Ct. | New Bern, N.C.

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Fri. Dec. 1 (7:30pm)
The Train Station Restaurant
2295 Harbor Rd. | Newport News, VA.

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Sat. Dec. 2 (6pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Pastor's Anniversary
Lebanon Baptist Church | Surry, VA.

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Fri. Dec. 8 (7pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Surry County Government Holiday Dinner
Surry Community Center
| Surry, VA.

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Fri. Dec. 15 (6:30pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Surry Power Station Christmas Party
Hampton Roads Convention Center
1700 Coliseum Dr. | Hampton, VA

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Sat. Dec. 16 (12pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Grove Baptist Church Seniors Ministry Luncheon
Suffolk Hilton Garden Inn
Constance Rd. | Suffolk, VA.

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Sat. Dec. 16 (6pm)
Forte Jazz Trio
Hair Envy Christmas Party
| Hampton, VA.

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Sat. Dec. 23 (4pm)
Pinner and Newby
private Wedding
Jerusalem Baptist Church | Eagerly, VA.

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Sat. Dec. 30 (5pm)
Pinner Solo
Private party
| Suffolk, VA.

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